tell the time

idiom

British
: to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock
My son is just learning to tell the time.

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“Tell the time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell%20the%20time. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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